Valentine's Day gift ideas to show your beauty routine some love: 12 best makeup, skincare and fragrance options

Kate Mendonca
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Valentine's Day beauty buys for everyone on your shopping list. (Getty Images)
Valentine's Day beauty buys for everyone on your shopping list. (Getty Images)

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Candy and chocolates are always a Valentine’s Day classic, but sometimes you want to think outside the box when it comes to gifting — that’s where beauty comes into play,

Skincare, makeup and fragrances are a slightly more personalized gift idea to offer your loved ones, and with plenty of limited edition collections that are released just in time for the holiday, you can really lean into the theme of the season.

As beauty lovers can agree, there’s no bad time to add a new product to your collection, so whether you’re shopping for yourself or a fellow beauty enthusiast, these top Valentine’s Day-ready picks are likely to be a hit. Many of them, you can find at your local drugstore.

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Coco Rose Exfoliating Body Scrub

Coco Rose Exfoliating Body Scrub. Image via Herbivore Botanicals.
Coco Rose Exfoliating Body Scrub. Image via Herbivore Botanicals.

Made using an intoxicating blend of virgin coconut oil and delicate Moroccan Rose, this fragrant body scrub buffs and moisturizes skin at once.

SHOP IT: Herbivore Botanicals, $46

Candy Melts Lippie Stix Set

Candy Melts Lippie Stix Set. Image via Colourpop.
Candy Melts Lippie Stix Set. Image via Colourpop.

Three rosy hues make up this set of creamy lipsticks that add the finishing touch to any Valentine’s Day beauty look.

SHOP IT: Colourpop Cosmetics, $18

UO Heartbeat Makeup Vanity Mirror

UO Heartbeat Makeup Vanity Mirror. Image via Urban Outfitters.
UO Heartbeat Makeup Vanity Mirror. Image via Urban Outfitters.

This sweet heart-shaped mirror adds a bit of whimsy to any vanity, along with some extra storage in its catch-all tray base.

SHOP IT: Urban Outfitters, $29

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Voce Viva Valentino Eau De Parfum

Voce Viva Valentino Eau De Parfum. Image via Shoppers Drug Mart.
Voce Viva Valentino Eau De Parfum. Image via Shoppers Drug Mart.

Escape to the Italian seaside with every spritz of this romantic floral scent that features notes of bergamot, mandarin oranges, orange blossom and gardenia.

SHOP IT: Shoppers Drug Mart, $123

Big Hugs Gift Set

Big Hugs Gift Set. Image via Lush.
Big Hugs Gift Set. Image via Lush.

Fans of Lush’s iconic Sleepy scent are sure to love this gift set that includes a lotion, bubble bar, and bath bomb for lavender-scented dreams.

SHOP IT: Lush, $23

GOOPGENES All-In-One Super Nutrient Face Oil

GOOPGENES All-In-One Super Nutrient Face Oil. Image via Sephora.
GOOPGENES All-In-One Super Nutrient Face Oil. Image via Sephora.

Glowing skin is always a good idea, and this luxurious facial oil adds instant radiance to your complexion thanks to retinol-alternative bakuchiol.

SHOP IT: Sephora, $135

Better Than Sex Mascara @MAKEUPSHAYLA Limited Edition

Better Than Sex Mascara @MAKEUPSHAYLA Limited Edition. Image via Too Faced.
Better Than Sex Mascara @MAKEUPSHAYLA Limited Edition. Image via Too Faced.

The iconic Better Than Sex Mascara gets a Valentine’s Day makeover as part of this limited-edition collaboration with YouTuber Makeup By Shayla.

SHOP IT: Too Faced, $32

Super Sanitized Set

Super Sanitized Set. Image via Curie.
Super Sanitized Set. Image via Curie.

Though it may not seem like the most romantic gift idea, these fragrant hand sanitizers come in delicious scents like Orange Neroli, White Tea, and Grapefruit Cassis that still keep your loved one germ-free.

SHOP IT: Curie, $20

Voluspa Classic Boxed Candle - Rose Petal Ice Cream

Voluspa Classic Boxed Candle - Rose Petal Ice Cream. Image via Indigo.
Voluspa Classic Boxed Candle - Rose Petal Ice Cream. Image via Indigo.

This rose-scented candle brightens up any space with its delicate scent, all packaged inside a decorative faceted glass vessel.

SHOP IT: Indigo, $33

Kaja Kuties Must-Haves Face and Lip Collection

Kaja Kuties Must-Haves Face and Lip Collection. Image via Sephora.
Kaja Kuties Must-Haves Face and Lip Collection. Image via Sephora.

Create a golden glow with this collection of must-haves for the lips and face, which includes a Cheeky Stamp Blush, Mochi Glow Highlighter, a Beauty Bento Eyeshadow trio and a Heart Melter Lip Gloss Stick.

SHOP IT: Sephora, $48

Juicy Strawberry Valentine’s Love Heart

Juicy Strawberry Valentine’s Love Heart. Image via The Body Shop.
Juicy Strawberry Valentine’s Love Heart. Image via The Body Shop.

Wow them with this set of skincare minis in The Body Shop’s bestselling strawberry scent, all packaged in an adorable heart-shaped box.

SHOP IT: The Body Shop, $15

The Perfect Couple

The Perfect Couple. Image via Glossier.
The Perfect Couple. Image via Glossier.

Released just in time for Valentine’s Day, this limited edition pairing lets you choose your favourite Generation G lipstick to go with Glossier’s You perfume.

SHOP IT: Glossier, $79

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